Crime Stoppers

Call for witnesses - Alice Springs

Monday 29-Apr-2019 13:08

Northern Territory Police are calling for witnesses to a large disturbance in which a man was knocked unconscious outside a licensed premises in Alice Springs at the weekend.

Around 1:30am on Sunday, an altercation involving a number of people, broke out outside a licensed premises on Gap Road.

The group continued onto the footpath at which point a man was knocked unconscious.

Police patrolling the area responded immediately and arrested a 22-year-old man, who fled the scene when police responded to a separate disturbance that broke out.

The 22-year-old man later presented to the Alice Springs Police Station where he was taken into custody.

He was bailed to appear before the Alice Springs Local Court on May 1 on the following offences;

  • Recklessly endanger likely to cause serious harm
  • Escape Custody
  • Engage in violent conduct


Two men were arrested in relation to a separate disturbance at the scene.

A 25-year-old man was charged with Hinder a member of the police force and Resist police in execution of duty, and a 21-year-old man was issued an infringement notice for Disorderly behaviour in a public place.

Police are calling for anyone who witnessed the incident or was involved in the disturbance and may be able to assist with investigations, to contact them on 131 444 or via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 referring to PROMIS number 8950551